What Should I Do With My Life? Card Game

A simple card game which helps to illuminate the many options we have when trying to decide: ‘What should I do with my life?’.

There are some 600,000 different jobs in the world. Inevitably, it can be hard to know which one might be best suited to our talents and temperament.

This card game is designed to help us determine what occupation might be most relevant to us. Each of the 52 cards details a highly distinctive and often fascinating profession with ratings for key factors to bring our ambitions into focus. The cards work together as a fun and competitive trump game that tries to help us with one of the most serious tasks we face: knowing what we might usefully do with the rest of our lives.

Read an extract of the cards >>


Professions Include:

  • Civil Engineer

  • Coroner

  • Zoologist

  • Dental Hygienist

  • Graphic Designer

  • Homemaker

  • Immunologist

  • Barista

  • Procurement Clerk

  • Tree Surgeon

  • Copy Editor

  • Commodity Trader

How to Use the Card Game

You might…

  • Play amongst a group of friends, choosing factors with high ratings to try and trump other players.

  • Arrange the cards from least to most desirable career and notice the patterns that arise.

The design uses witty illustrations to make career choice seem playful and inviting, while retaining a deeply earnest and effective end-goal.

More Tools for Purpose

Class: How to Identify Your Career Potential - Our regular class takes us from unfocused aspirations towards a clear-headed and realistic plan as to what our next professional steps should be.

Book: A Job to Love - A book from The School of Life Press.

Article: The Challenges of Choosing a Career - An article from The Book of Life.

52 game cards | 89mm x 126mm | Instruction card included

What Should I Do With My Life? Card Game

£10.00
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